Eco-Justice Ministries
   Eco-Justice: "the well-being of all humankind on a thriving Earth"

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Eco-Curriculum Review for the title
It's God's World: Christians, The Environment and Climate Change

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More detailed reports are also available for this title.

Short Description:   Contains five one-hour sessions for adult study on the Bible, the environment and the challenges of a changing climate.
Long Description:   This resource contains five sessions designed to help Christians make some sense of the issues relating to global warming from the perspective of their faith. For each session there is a suggested format for a one-hour study session.

The 2002 edition is available as a free download from

Reviewed by:   Alice Clive, a United Church of Christ laywoman from Connecticut

Bibliographic & Purchasing Information
Author:   Vera K White, for the Eco-Justice Working Group, National Council of Churches
Publication date:   1997, revised 1999, 2002 Website for this resource:
We know of 1 source for purchasing this resource.
Address Environmental Justice Resources
National Council of the Churches of Christ
PO Box 968
Elkhart, IN   46515-0968  
Phone 800-762-0968   219-264-3102 Fax 219-262-0966  
Website E-mail    
Price $2.00 each; five or more copies, $1.00 each  Order # EJ 9701 

Target Audience & Course Sessions
Age levels Preschool    Primary    Jr. High    Sr. High     Adult
Normal number/length of sessions If the curriculum's normal lesson plan is followed, there will be 5 class sessions each lasting about one hour
In the judgement of the reviewer:
 using these materials, or even just one session from them, a reasonable, coherent and self-contained class can be offered in a single session of about an hour.
 using these materials, a class can be offered that runs for at least two sessions.
Target audience:
 Interfaith - addressed people of many faiths
 Judeo-Christian - addressed to Jews & Christians
 Christian - addressed explicitly to Christians
 Not explicity faith-based - not much religious content
Note: The reviewer says that this curriculum is especially appropriate for members of the denomination or agency that developed it (Eco-Justice Working Group/Nat. Council of Churches). For example, it may explore a denominational policy statement. The reviewer also believes that it is possible for groups outside that tradition to make good use these materials.

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